| Aug 5, 2014
Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Post-Newsweek Stations, the Chicago-based television station group owned by the former parent company of the Washington Post newspaper, has changed its name to Graham Media Group.
The five TV stations, run by former WLS-Ch. 7 General Manager Emily...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:44 AM
SpaceX made it official last week: The California-based company will build its first commercial spaceport in Texas, spurning overtures from Florida and other launch-minded states.
Although Florida gets the "consolation prize" of SpaceX's government...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet.
The No. 1 U.S. online retailer also...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:28 PM
More than 1,000 writers acting as Authors United have signed a letter to be delivered to the 10 members of Amazon's corporate board. One of those board members has already gotten a letter from the group -- that's Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The simple act of dumping ice water onto one’s head has turned into one of the most viral feel-good campaigns of 2014.
More than 2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos featuring tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:05 PM
In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:40 PM
There’s a lot of buzz Monday about Amazon.com — specifically, its plan to deliver packages by drone.
Amazon already has a name for the service: Prime Air. It also has a video showing how it works. Which is pretty good, considering what it...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:33 PM
This is going to be interesting. Republican dogma unequivocally asserts that taxes stifle free enterprise. But here we have a situation where the imposition of a tax will benefit a segment of the retail universe that is a mainstay of traditional...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...